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History of architecture

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Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays

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Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays

Fu Xinian

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture

Hardback

A groundbreaking book by one of the world's leading historians of Chinese architecture Translated by Alexandra Harrer Fu... [more]

$99.00

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Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015: Developments and Dialogues

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Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015: Developments and Dialogues

Ari Seligmann

Architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

Explains the rich history of Japanese architectural developments from the 1920s foundation of modern architecture to contemporary... [more]

$59.99

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Piranesi. The Complete Etchings

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Piranesi. The Complete Etchings

Luigi Ficacci

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Individual architects & architectural firms; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture

Hardback

Explore the finest work of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, the 18th-century engraver famed for his architectural views of Rome... [more]

$39.99

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Cambridge Library Collection - Art and Architecture: Recollections of A. N. Welby Pugin, and his Father, Augustus Pugin: With Notices of their Works

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Cambridge Library Collection...

Benjamin Ferrey

Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Paperback

A student of architectural draughtsmanship under Augustus Charles Pugin, Benjamin Ferrey (1810-80) gained first-hand knowledge... [more]

$56.95

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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

Simon Jenkins

History of architecture; History; Trains & railways: general interest; Travel writing

Paperback

It is the scene for our hopeful beginnings and our intended ends, and the timeless experiences of coming and going, meeting,... [more]

$39.99

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Stone

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Stone

William Hall

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of architecture; Building construction & materials

Hardback

A fresh look at the beauty, diversity, and versatility of the world's most extraordinary stone architecture throughout time... [more]

$59.95

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Plagued By Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright

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Plagued By Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright

Paul Hendrickson

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military

Hardback

From the award-winning and best-selling author of Hemingway's Boat - an illuminating, ground-breaking biography that will... [more]

$55.00

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Architecture of Defeat

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Architecture of Defeat

Kengo Kuma (Kengo Kuma Architects and Associates, Japan)

Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture

Paperback

Originally Published in 2002 by Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, Tokyo. [more]

$62.99

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Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe

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Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and...

Daniel E. Coslett (Western Washington University, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Literary studies: post-colonial literature; Colonialism & imperialism; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Paperback

Architectural relics of nineteenth and twentieth-century colonialism dot cityscapes throughout our globalizing world, just... [more]

$73.99

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The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France

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The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty...

Iris Moon

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of architecture; Politics & government; Revolutionary groups & movements

Paperback

As the official architects of Napoleon, Charles Percier (1764-1838) and Pierre-Francois-Leonard Fontaine (1762-1853) designed... [more]

$77.99

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Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture

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Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture

Shonaleeka Kaul (Associate Professor of Ancient Indian History in the Centre for Historical Studies, JNU)

History of architecture; Asian history; Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Regional geography

Paperback

Outlines the nature of changes in key areas such as materials, communications and goods and examines the new ideologies of... [more]

$62.99

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Understanding Ravenna

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Understanding Ravenna

Michael Starks

History of art: ancient & classical art; History of architecture; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Ravenna has 8 World Heritage sites from the 5th-6th centuries AD-churches and monuments with magnificent mosaics, painstakingly... [more]

$44.99

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Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation

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Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation

Mhairi McVicar (Senior Lecturer, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK)

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture

Paperback

This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of... [more]

$62.99

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Architecture of Defeat

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Architecture of Defeat

Kengo Kuma (Kengo Kuma Architects and Associates, Japan)

Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture

Hardback

Originally Published in 2002 by Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, Tokyo. [more]

$242.00

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The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

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The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

History of Art & Design Styles; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of architecture

Hardback

Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This... [more]

$315.00

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The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future

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The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future

Jonathan Hill (The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK)

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Paperback

The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future identifies an alternative and significant history of architecture... [more]

$73.99

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House of Secrets: The Many Lives of a Florentine Palazzo

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House of Secrets: The Many Lives of a Florentine Palazzo

Dr. Allison Levy

Renaissance art; History of architecture; Biography: historical, political & military; Social & cultural history

Hardback

The untold story of one of Florence's most magnificent and mysterious palazzos [more]

$39.99

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Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures (OPEN ACCESS)

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Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures (OPEN ACCESS)

Tauri Tuvikene (Tallin University, Estonia), Wladimir Sgibnev (Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, Germany), Carola S. Neugebauer (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Social & cultural anthropology; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures critically elaborates on often forgotten, but some of the most essential, aspects of... [more]

$242.00

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Sir Christopher Wren

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Sir Christopher Wren

Paul Rabbitts

History of architecture; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Church history

Paperback

Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723) is now mostly remembered as a genius of architecture - but he was also an accomplished polymath,... [more]

$19.99

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How to Read Skyscrapers: A crash course in high-rise architecture

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How to Read Skyscrapers: A crash course in high-rise architecture

Edward Denison

Architectural structure & design; History of architecture

Paperback

How To Read Skyscrapers offers a deep and rich understanding of the skyscraper by providing a comprehensive account of this... [more]

$19.99

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Women Architects and Modernism in India: Narratives and Contemporary Practices

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Women Architects and Modernism in India: Narratives and Contemporary Practices...

Madhavi Desai (Madhavi Desai Adjunct Faculty Faculty of Architecture Cept University Ahmedabad India)

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture

Paperback

Studies on architecture in South Asia continue to ignore women in canonical histories of the discipline. This book attempts... [more]

$77.99

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The Castle in England and Wales: An Interpretive History

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The Castle in England and Wales: An Interpretive History

D.J. Cathcart King

Castles & fortifications; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Medieval history

Hardback

Originally published in 1988, The Castles in England and Wales is a comprehensive treatment of the archaeology of the castles... [more]

$189.00

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Exploring Castles

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Exploring Castles

W. Douglas Simpson

Castles & fortifications; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Medieval history

Hardback

Originally published in 1957, Exploring Castles examines the 'classic' castle story. The book traces the origins of castles... [more]

$168.00

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The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

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The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

Inmaculada Rodriguez-Moya, Victor Minguez

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; Classical history & classical civilisation; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history

Paperback

This monograph is a study of the artistic production that formed part of the various lists of the Seven Wonders that lasted... [more]

$77.99

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Japan and the West: An Architectural Dialogue

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Japan and the West: An Architectural Dialogue

Neil Jackson

History of architecture

Hardback

Based on extensive research, this book provides a synthetic overview that brings together the main themes of Japanese and... [more]

$137.00

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